My Recent Experience with Flow

I had to switch careers to rediscover flow states and become happier.

“You’ve experienced days where you’ve done many tasks but feel like you didn’t do much.”

Wow, this is how I felt every single day working as a full-time physical therapist! Needing to split my attention between 2–3 patients every hour while simultaneously writing down in real-time every single thing occurring for the medical documentation meant I would leave a 9–10 hour day feeling like I didn’t do much at all.

Deep Work = Deliberate intent to improve + Flow state

I really like the idea of deliberate practice, sans interruption, in a flow state. To me, that definition of deep work sounds like the definition of (personally) meaningful work.

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